Trainer for Mindfulness in Organisations (TfMO)
This professional training is designed to provide a competence in three core areas, necessary for applying mindfulness practices in working life:
Deep understanding of mindfulness and associated methods
Current and up to date understanding of neurophysiology and in particular social neuroscience
Skill in training methods, workshop design and intervention design.
This training runs for a period of 24 months and includes 7 seminars, 2 retreats, intervision (peer) groups, supervised project work as well as 4 webinars.
Participants in this training must practice mindfulness daily as part of this training, to ensure familiarity with the methods.
Leaders, trainers, consultants, coaches, HR managers who want to integrate mindfulness into their working world and context.
Contents of the training
Direct experience and experiential learning is combined with knowledge and didactic processes, so that the potential trainers learn core skills for working with others in a training setting. The contents of the training are comprised of four related fields:
- Mindfulness methods
- Integrating mindfulness in working life
- Trainer competences
Overview of the training
- Duration 24 months
- Location: near Cologne
- Total of 28 days
- Certificate: Mindfulness practitioner for organisations
Research articles and books will be part of the curriculum. Participants have to commit to a regular practice of mindfulness during the training. Each participant also receives individual mindfulness coachings. This training has been offered annually since 2015 – we are in the fifth cycle.